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Two Futures—Forward Casting

Two Futures—Forward Casting

Most of us cannot evaluate equivocal information, which is necessary to form reliable conclusions. It is essential to project future trends and events—forward casting, as I call it. In ancient times, we read the entrails of some poor beast or threw a roll of old bones...
Witness

Witness

It’s the middle of the night as I write this, and I’m deeply troubled by Trump’s conviction. Why? Perhaps I’m hyper-partisan, perhaps not. I know I’ll never forget where I was when I heard about his conviction and instantly knowing that...
Cultural Imperative

Cultural Imperative

For millennia, there were only four cultural imperatives: Grow enough food to ward off starvation Be strong enough to ward off invaders Develop a society-wide sense of self and maintain continuity Continued technological, political, and economic advancements...
Xenophobic

Xenophobic

If you liked our country the way it was before he arrived on the scene, Biden says you must be xenophobic. We’ve been bombarded by that term recently, primarily used disparagingly to push back on everyone’s alleged selfish self-interest. Being accused of...
1 Plus 1 Equals 2

1 Plus 1 Equals 2

The world is tearing itself apart, and there is seemingly no ability to discern fact from fiction any longer. Who are the good guys vs. the bad guys? What is good for us vs. what will lead to fatal consequences for our country? Why does everyone not deserve to make up...
What Now and the Ties that Bind

What Now and the Ties that Bind

There has never been a more dangerous time in the world than right now, so what now? At the height of the Cold War, both the United States and the Soviet Union possessed the power of rational thought that restrained them from going too far and losing it all. Ronald...
Biden’s Minefield?

Biden’s Minefield?

You’ve heard it before:Biden has been on the wrong side of every significant issue for the last 50 years. Some of my Democrat friends were uncomfortable discussing Biden’s track record even before he became president. How is it, then, that Biden claims...
Mean Girls

Mean Girls

Did you hear that the Women’s NCAA championship game drew a larger television audience, 18.9 million, than the men’s game? Women’s basketball used to be nothing more than a courtesy, while the main event was always men’s sports. Title IX...
Do We Have the Courage To Keep Our Country?

Do We Have the Courage To Keep Our Country?

The America that I knew regularly performed miracles. We put men on the moon, dug the Panama Canal, invented the atomic bomb, and created the transistor. There was no limit to what we could do. Nothing seemed impossible. Fifty years ago, the seeds of our destruction...
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